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Community Coach Courses

A Community Coach performs training duties at community sports activities. You might work with participants with a range of abilities to improve their technique and develop their performance. Community Coaches might encourage participation in physical activity and promote sporting activities and events.

Community Coaches should be physically fit and have strong skills in their chosen sport or activity. It’s important you have good leadership skills and can communicate well with people from a range of backgrounds. Community Coaches must be able to analyse player performance and come up with strategies to suit individual participants.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does a Community Coach earn?

In Australia, a full time Community Coach generally earns $1,050 per week ($54,600 annual salary) before tax. This is a median figure for full-time employees and should be considered a guide only. As you gain more experience you can expect a potentially higher salary than people who are new to the industry.

What are the job opportunities for a Community Coach?

This industry has seen a drop in employment numbers over the last five years. There are currently 40,200 people working as a Community Coach in Australia and this number is expected to rise to 43,700 by 2025. Community Coaches may find work across all regions of Australia.

Source: Australian Government Labour Market Insights

How do I become a Community Coach?

If a career as a Community Coach interests you, consider enrolling in a Certificate III in Sports Coaching. This course covers a range of topics including first aid and safety, injury prevention strategies, selection policies and procedures, maintaining sports equipment and conflict negotiation. You may also gain sport-specific coaching skills in basketball, volleyball, swimming, tennis and equestrian sports.

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Job Pathways

Here are some potential career pathways within community recreation. Click on an occupation to learn more about the role and the qualifications that can help you get started in this industry.